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The EU-Backed Community of Health Innovators Transforming Health | Katharina Ladewing, EIT Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Financially backed by the EU, EIT Health is a pan-European network of health innovators and 150+ corporate and academic partners across the continent who pool their assets to support widespread health innovation across Europe. We caught up with Katharina Ladewing, Managing Director for EIT Health Germany, about the group’s priorities, …

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The Digital-First Health Insurance Startup Changing Healthcare in Nigeria | Femi Kuti, RelianceHMO

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH RelianceHMO is a Nigerian-based health insurance startup that aims to turn the traditional health insurance world upside-down. CEO Femi Kuti delves into how his company is using mobile phones, telemedicine, data science, and even underwriting (!) to make health insurance cheaper — and more accessible. With more than 1800 hospital …

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Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 107 | SoftBank Money, Judy Faulkner’s Letter, & Practice Fusion Gossip

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we have SoftBank Money! I managed to beat Chrissy Farr to this piece of gossip by about 3 weeks, but digital pharmacy startup Alto raises $250 million from SoftBank. Medloop raises 6 million euros doing communication with patients, and mental health startup Spring Health raises $22 million as …

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Multiple sclerosis patient treatment preferences and health outcomes

Who knows best, patients or physicians? Clearly, physicians have medical knowledge that patients do not. On the other hand, patients have their own preferences balancing treatment safety, efficacy, convenience and other factors. Further, physicians may be more familiar with older less effective treatments compared to newer more effective treatments. One interesting question is how health …

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7 pointers on the way to increase HGH ranges for building muscular tissues

Hormones are normally tiny chemical messengers which assist to transmit records from one a part of the frame to some other. They are produced with the aid of exceptional glands within the frame forming the endocrine machine. The muscular tissues are essentially composed of protein that’s the building blocks basically. HGH, just because the name …

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A Historic Quarantine

A construction team is racing to build a new, 1,000-bed hospital in the next six days. As a virus spreads through one of the world’s largest cities, no one is allowed to leave. When the count of the dead in Wuhan, China, reached 15 yesterday, government officials declared a quarantine. Trains and public transit came …

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Detecting Heart Conditions Faster: The Case for Biomarkers-PLUS-AI | Dean Loizou, Prevencio

BY JESSICA DAMASSA Can artificial intelligence help prevent cardiovascular diseases? Biotech startup, Prevencio, has developed a proprietary panel of biomarkers that uses blood proteins and sophisticated AI algorithms to detect cardiovascular conditions like coronary and peripheral artery disease, aerotic stenosis, risk for stroke and more. Dean Loizou, Prevencio’s VP of Business Development, breaks down the …

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Tuberculosis – Part 2

By SAURABH JHA, MD Clever Hans Preetham Srinivas, the head of the chest radiograph project in Qure.ai, summoned Bhargava Reddy, Manoj Tadepalli, and Tarun Raj to the meeting room. “Get ready for an all-nighter, boys,” said Preetham. Qure’s scientists began investigating the algorithm’s mysteriously high performance on chest radiographs from a new hospital. To recap, …

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Innovative Cancer Care Meets Digital Health | Janhvi Patel, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

BY JESSICA DAMASSA Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is known worldwide for their leading-edge approach to cancer care…so, how can digital health help? MSK’s new Digital Ventures Lead, Janhvi Patel, talks about the types of tech companies she’s looking to partner with (or invest in) when it comes to advancing her organization’s oncology practice. Sure, …

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Digital Therapeutic for Chronic Condition Management in India | Abhishek Shah, Wellthy Therapeutics

BY JESSICA DAMASSSA, WTF HEALTH As the adage goes, “health is wealth,” and Wellthy Therapeutics is a startup looking to improve the health of patients with chronic conditions in India by making treatment more accessible. Only 5% of Indians are insured and much of the population is not health literate, so CEO Abhishek Shah hopes …

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